4th Division, Swedish Army

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4TH DIVISION, SWEDISH ARMY

Coat of arms (crest) of the 4th Division, Swedish Army
Official blazon
Swedish Fältet av en vågskura delat i guld och blått; i det övre fältet en uppstigande svart grip med röd beväring.
English Or from a base wavy azure a griffin issuant sable armed and langued gules.

Origin/meaning

The Griffin is from the arms of the Province of Södermanland where the Division's HQ was located. The Wavy partition symbolises the Lake Mälaren located in the Division's area of responsibility. The Division was also known as the Eastern Division and was disbanded in 2000.


Literature:Heraldiska vapen inom det svenska försvaret - Heraldry of the Swedish Armed Forces.


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